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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sun., 4/1.

Community Writing Competition

Mon., 1/22/18 - Tue., 5/29/18 @ All MCPL Locations
Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Calling all local writers! Submit your entry for a writing competition in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Winners' work published in a local paper!
Writing Contest All Locations Adults Teen

Month of Crafts and Coloring

Thu., 3/1/18 - Fri., 3/30/18 @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can celebrate National Craft Month with a different craft project each week and coloring pages all month long at our Mosinee Branch!
Crafts Activities Hands-on Learning Mosinee Children

Thinkers & Tinkers Week

Fri., 3/23/18 - Sat., 3/31/18 @ MCPL Hatley
All-Ages Event Drop-in Visit our Hatley Branch any time the library is open to tinker with tech gadgets including a 3D pen, Dash and Dot Robot and more!
Activities Hands-on Learning Technology Hatley Adults Children Teens Tweens

Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.
More events in this series (77). » Story Time Wausau Children

Book Babies

Children's Event Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities. Older ... (read more)
More events in this series (5). » Story Time Wausau Children

LENA Start Marathon County

Adult Event Improve your verbal interactions with your child through a talk pedometer and parent education classes! Registration required.
More events in this series (17). » Health Children Wausau Adults

Stamp and Sticker Party

Mon., 3/26/18, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us during Spring Break and create a unique piece of art using stamps and stickers! Free and all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool

LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.
More events in this series (6). » Activities Hands-on Learning Hatley Children Preschool Early Elementary

Tales for Tots

Children's Event Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time! This program is designed to help 2- and 3-year-olds acquire fundamental knowledge such as shapes, numbers, colors, rhyming and more in a fun and interactive way.
More events in this series (11). » Story Time Wausau Children

MCPL Children's Matinee: "Wonder"

Children's Event Join us for either of two Spring Break screenings of the film version the best-selling book by R.J. Palacio! The first starts at 11 a.m. and the second at 2 p.m.
Movie Childrens Matinee Wausau Children Grades K 5 Tween

Home School Huddle

Children's Event Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
More events in this series (7). » Activities Crafts Story Time Technology Home School Huddle Science Edgar Children Grades K 5

Fiber Arts

Tue., 3/27/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop-in Join us every Tuesday afternoon to socialize with other like-minded fans of fiber arts like knitting and crocheting. Bring friends or make new ones!
Crafts Activities Hands-on Learning Community Athens Adults

Quilting and Crafting

Adult Event Drop-in Quilters and crafters are invited to gather to learn, create, and share! In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new craft each month. Bring supplies, the library will supply patterns and books.
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Activities Crafts Stratford Adults

CANCELED: Escape from Alcatraz

Tue., 3/27/18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Kids can learn about the history of Alcatraz and see if they can escape our Alcatraz "tunnels" at this fun and interactive Spring Break event!
Hands-on Learning History Wausau Grades K 5

Library Learning
Facebook Fundamentals Part 1

Adult Event Learn how to make a Facebook profile, send friend requests, like, comment and more during part one of this two-part course. Free and open to adults.
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Duct Tape Palooza

Kids & Teens Event Create a variety of crafts all with colorful types of duct tape! Free and all supplies provided.
Activities Hands-on Learning Crafts Mosinee Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (8). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults

That's Gonna Leave a Mark: Packing the Perfect Outdoors Emergency Kit

Tue., 3/27/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a presentation by experienced outdoor adventurer John E. Van Barriger about essential equipment to handle emergencies for just about any silent sport!
Nature Outdoor Recreation Wausau Adults

Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center. Call 715-845-6747 for the latest information.
More events in this series (47). » Story Time Mosinee Children Preschool

The Organic Family Cookbook by Anni Daulter

★★★★★ What a refreshing cookbook and way to think about healthy eating! This cookbook really makes you feel as though you can eat healthy and organic fairly easily.  There are excellent ideas for meals and snacks that are easy and don't require strange sounding, organic ingredients that can sometimes break a budget. The pictures are great and the book also...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Nonfiction, Cookbook

Uniform Addressing Project to Begin Next Month

In a few short weeks, Marathon County's Conservation, Planning and Zoning Department will begin the installation phase of its new Uniform Addressing System, which will change more than 20,000 address county-wide. In anticipation of the project's tentative April 9 start date, the county will begin sending out a staggered mailing of Official Notices...


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